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trouble in paradise

cliché Stress, difficulty, unhappiness, or discontentment in what is thought to be a happy or stable situation, often a marriage or romantic relationship. I think that's David's husband over there flirting with the bartender. Surely there isn't trouble in paradise already? It looks like there might be trouble in paradise for the tech giant, as news is leaking of a major internal power struggle within the company.
See also: paradise, trouble

live in a fool's paradise

To be in a happy state for foolish, unfounded, or delusional reasons. We were living in a fool's paradise thinking that the financial successes of the early 2000s would last forever.
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a fool's paradise

A happy state that one inhabits for foolish, unfounded, or delusional reasons. We were living in a fool's paradise thinking that the financial successes of the early 2000s would last forever.
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be living in a fool's paradise

To be in a happy state for foolish, unfounded, or delusional reasons. We were living in a fool's paradise thinking that the financial successes of the early 2000s would last forever.
See also: living, paradise

fool's paradise

Fig. a state of being happy for foolish or unfounded reasons. I'm afraid that Sue's marital happiness is a fool's paradise; there are rumors that her husband is unfaithful. Fred is confident that he'll get a big raise this year, but I think he's living in a fool's paradise.
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paradise (on earth)

Fig. a place on earth that is as lovely as paradise. The retirement home was simply a paradise on earth. The beach where we went for our vacation was a paradise.

fool's paradise

State of delusive contentment or false hope. For example, Joan lived in a fool's paradise, looking forward to a promotion she would never get. This expression was first recorded in 1462.
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be living in a fool's paradise

If someone is living in a fool's paradise, they believe wrongly that their situation is good, when really it is not. Anyone who believes that this deal heralds a golden new era for the European air traveller is living in a fool's paradise. Note: You can also use a fool's paradise on its own to mean a situation where someone thinks things are good, but really they are not. Mrs Deedes looks much happier. But surely hers is a fool's paradise.
See also: living, paradise

a fool’s ˈparadise

a state of happiness which cannot last because something which you have not thought of is threatening to destroy it: You’ve been living in a fool’s paradise. How long do you think we can go on spending our money without earning more?
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KIHL's flagship brand is Atlantis, which includes Atlantis, Paradise Island, a 2,317-room, ocean-themed destination resort located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas - a unique property featuring three interconnected hotel towers built around a seven-acre lagoon and a 34-acre marine environment that includes the world's largest open-air marine habitat.
She argues that "it has been customary to acknowledge the presence of ambiguities in Paradise Lost, but none the less to underestimate their importance.
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Paradise places players in the role of Ann Smith, a young woman suffering from amnesia struggling to make her way home and avoid the conflict surrounding her.
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From high-speed modems and solid-state power amplifiers, to low noise amplifiers and block up converters, Paradise Datacom is setting the pace for quality and performance.
PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas -- Kerzner International Limited (NYSE:KZL) (the "Company"), a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels, today announced the succession plan for the Bahamas business in response to the retirement of President/Managing Director Paul O'Neil.
Reaching Asian audiences has been an important goal for Karma Media in establishing Estelle's Paradise as a global brand," said Dominique Einhorn, President and CEO of KRMA.
NASDAQ: PROG), a leading independent marketer of software tools for technology professionals, today announced today the exclusive availability of Intel Software products for direct purchase by government buyers on the Programmer's Paradise contract GS-35F-0316M.
The episode is expected to show what happened in the last week in paradise and end up with the counseling session of the winners by "Bachelor Nation" couples Sean and Catherine Lowe, Jason and Molly Mesnick, and Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried.
Criterion Games, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc (EA)(Nasdaq:ERTS), an interactive, entertainment software company, announced on 5 February that the video game, Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box, is now available in retail stores in North America, exclusively for the PC.
From the role that the idea of Paradise plays in the psychological qualities of the mother-infant bond and child development, to a close analysis of the Biblical tale of Paradise and the Fall, to links between the Jungian individuation process and the legends and myths of Paradise espoused by various cultures, Longing for Paradise deeply scrutinizes the complex interplay of human belief and thought processes.